Erin Marshall

Full Executive Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Analytics

Contact

Full Executive Professor, Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Email
erin.marshall@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-3896
Address
3-40E Business Building
11203 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2R6

Courses

ACCTG 456 - Assurance on Financial Information

Focuses on the external auditor's provision of assurance services on financial information. Topics include: society's demand for various assurance services; the role, profession, ethics, independence and liability of the assurance provider; assurance risk and strategy; assurance planning, operations and reports; computerization and internal control; and emerging assurance services. Prerequisite: ACCTG 414 or 412.

Fall Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
ACCTG 480 - Accounting Honors Seminar Part I

This is primarily a case-based course that covers the preparation of integrated pro forma financial statements and their use in making financial decisions, as well as selected other topics in financial accounting. Topics will vary from year to year with case selection, and may include (but are not necessarily limited to) the areas of revenue recognition, cash flow analysis, intangible assets, asset impairment, inter-corporate investments, hybrid debt securities, leases, pensions, and equity-based compensation. While the course contains sufficient technical material to ensure familiarity with the financial reporting issues discussed, the main emphasis of the course will be on the interpretation and use of financial information for purposes of decision making. Prerequisites: ACCTG 415, FIN 301

Fall Term 2021
ACCTG 501 - Introduction to Financial Reporting and Analysis

Accounting information's role in recording and reporting on economic and business events including the primary financial statements: balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow. Concepts and purposes underlying financial reporting. Selection of accounting policies and their informational effects for external users. The course begins to develop students' abilities to evaluate and interpret financial information through basic financial analysis.

Fall Term 2021

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Scholarly Activities

Research - Auditor Expertise and Independence

Admin - Director of MAcc Program

Publications

Does Disclosure of Conflict of Interest Increase or Decrease Bias?
Author(s): Karim Jamal, Erin Marshall, Hun-Tong Tan
Publication: Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory